Back in action Thursday, Nov. 11 were the 8th grade Lady Bengal basketball teams of Clay Center Community Middle School as they dropped two to Chapman.

A directory was given to each class member present.  The cover had been designed by Leslie Friesen.  Printed over the background of a 1964 Clay County map Leslie shared this message: “We grew up in Clay County, Baby boomers – we came of age in small-town Kansas where hard work, integrity, an…

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​​The CCCMS Lady Bengal 7th grade teams swept a pair of games from Marysville Monday evening.  The Bengals picked up two big wins, topping Marysville 30-14 in the B-game and 41-23 in the A-game.  

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Senior Hali Bloomdahl of the 26-6 NCKL champions Lady Tiger volleyball team, is this week’s Java Junkies Female Athlete of the Week. While the season didn’t end with a state tournament appearance, Bloomdahl and the Lady Tigers fought to the very end at the substate tourney in Clay Center Oct. 23.

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Front row (L to R): Landon Carrier, Brodie Brownell, Kelby McMahan, Brody Osborne, Tucker Charbonneau, Kody Schmale, Romeo Beougher. Back row (L to R): Coach Jason Hamm, Emmet Peterson, Isaac Pierson, Chase Kissinger, Cayden Schwab, Luke Ludwick, Ian Berggren, Chase Urban, Lucas Wisell, Coac…

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 Front row (L to R kneeling): Bane Kramer, William Cranmer, Kian Alderson, Jayten Cory. Middle row (L to R): Jett Hayes, Conrad Winter, Ryan Hitsman, Ryan Copenhaver, Sawyer Blackwood, Andyn Johnson, Sylus Parry, Ronnail Beougher, Jace Efford, JJ Holte, Jayden Striggow, Devin McCann. Back ro…

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Tiger football hosted Scott City in week nine non-playoff action Oct. 29. CCCHS entered 3-5 while the Beavers were 4-4. 

Tests, homework, and assignments can be very time consuming. Students often need a place to work. Around Clay Center, Kansas there are some great places to go study. Here are a few: 

Student Submission: Lillian McCann, 7th grader at CCCMS snapped this photo at the CCCMS vs Abilene game on Sept. 2. If you are a USD 379 student and would like to be a featured photographer, please send submissions to 

In communication with local health officials, USD-379 will continue to encourage but not require the use of masks during summer weights, team sessions, and camps at USD-379 facilities, CCCHS athletics director Greg Ferguson said in an e-mail to parents.

USD-379 will hold kindergarten round-up for the 2020-21 school year for Lincoln Elementary and Wakefield School on Thursday, July 30. Round-up for kindergartners will be held at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Elementary gymnasium; and at Wakefield School, at 6 p.m.

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